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Bond set for Kentucky man facing sex charges in Canfield

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The victim's mother said 24-year-old Elijah Bowers met her daughter online

CANFIELD, Ohio (WYTV) – A Kentucky man accused of raping a 12-year-old from Canfield is jailed on a $350,000 bond.

Elijah Bowers, 24, was in court Friday morning.

Mahoning County deputies went down to Lexington Monday to arrest him.

The victim’s mother said Bowers met her daughter online.

As part of his bond, Bowers is not allowed to have contact with any minor, any contact with the victim or use any device that gives him access to the internet.

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